7 Things Medical School is Teaching Me to do for My Health

Let me set the stage for you…medical school is like taking a sip of water from a fire hydrant, the delivery of information is more than you can imagine, it just keeps coming at you and and you have to learn how to manage it because this experience will continue for 4 years! Even though […]

Do You Really Need Antacids or Do You Actually Need Zinc?

The antacid Nexium, or the purple pill,  ranks 3rd on the list of drugs that Americans spend the most money on and comes in 5th as the most prescribed drug in the world!!!  That means there’s a LOT of heartburn, gastric reflux and indigestion happening on the globe! Acid reflux and heartburn can happen for […]

What is Type 3 Diabetes?

Let’s Review Let’s start out by reviewing what we already know about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.  Type 1 diabetes has also been known as insulin dependent diabetes and juvenile diabetes.  In medical related literature you will often see it written as T1DM. The term juvenile diabetes doesn’t really work anymore because we see people transition […]

Food and Pain: Oh C’Mon, Do They Really Go Together?

You can listen to the article here. Yes they do!  And I can’t tell you how incredibly easy it is to forget that food can be causing not only your pain, but your skin problems, your irritable or low mood, your fatigue, your restless legs, infertility or PMS!  Whew……… I could go on but this […]

7 Tips to Dampen the Blood Sugar Flame Over the Holidaze!

The holidays make us too busy, too stressed and therefore too tired.  And because we’re tired but need to keep going, we reach for the easiest and fastest thing that seems  to help us do that and that’s not a salad–it’s sugar!  If you understand the metabolic mechanics of the holidays then you’ll know how […]

You Really Can Be Gluten and Dairy Free On Thanksgiving

Here’s a few tips for a Gluten and Dairy free Turkey Day that I’ve used over the years! Remember to cut up and toast your gluten free bread cubes on low heat for a long time to get them nice and dry and crunchy to use for your GF stuffing.  Leaving them out ahead of […]

Getting Real about Gluten Free (GF)

Many of you have discovered, or are in the process of discovering, whether or not you and gluten are compatible. To make the initial phase of eliminating your favorite gluten-containing foods easier, we almost always suggest GF substitutes. It is important to understand that these substitutes are usually highly processed carbohydrates, often filled with sugar, […]